[mythtv-users] Always have shows from a specific channel record to a specific tuner

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Aug 5 02:39:13 UTC 2008

On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 2:09 PM, Brad DerManouelian
<myth at dermanouelian.com> wrote:
> On Aug 4, 2008, at 6:58 PM, Aaron Klein wrote:
>> Is there a way to have all shows recorded from channel A recorded on
>> turner 2?  I have two backends and one tuner each.  The primary tuner
>> I like to use has issues with reception on three channels.
>> Interesting enough the tuner is a PVR-350 with hardware encoding.  The
>> second tuner in the second backend is a software encoder that has no
>> reception problems with these channels so I want any show selected to
>> be recorded on one of these channels to automatically be recorded on
>> the other tuner.
>> For now I have gone into all of the schedules and specified the
>> desired tuner but I dont want to have to remember to do this on new
>> schedules.
> You need to set up 2 channel lineups (I think the term in mythtv-setup
> is "video sources"). One with all your channels and one with all but
> the ones that don't work on that one tuner. Then assign them to each
> input appropriately. Now you are guaranteed those channels will not be
> recorded with the tuner that cannot record them.

What will this do with shows that are on the "common" channels - will
they work alright given that they are in different video sources?

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